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The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago has a new name, a new location and a much larger, state-of-the-art facility that its executives say rivals any other physical rehabilitation center in the world.  

Finding Could Lead to Personalized Treatment of Chronic Pain

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“Research studies have shown that the placebo effect has its own biological properties and has a neurological signature,” said  Marwan Baliki, assistant professor of physical medicine and rehabilitation at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

Chronic pain affects 100 million Americans, and using drugs to treat patients' pain has been a process of trial and error. New research by local scientists could lead to more personalized treatment of chronic pain.

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Mouth painter Antonio Davis at the 2015 Art in Motion fundraiser. (Jeffrey Ross Photography)

The 14th annual Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago fundraiser features artwork by 23 of their patients, including art by two mouth painters who will show off their skills during Thursday's opening reception. 

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We revisit Jay Shefsky's profile of a basketball team you won't forget. Read an article and view a photo gallery.

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Jay Shefsky introduces us to a basketball team you won't forget.